Internet Access and Infrastructure Development for Research, Educational and Civil Society Development Purposes

Details of the organization
Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies
Azerbaijan
Governments
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: No

Information about the project
Internet Access and Infrastructure Development for Research, Educational and Civil Society Development Purposes
This project developed in close collaboration with UNDP is directed on amplification, expansion and provision of conditions for further steady growth of the national academic, research and educational and community information networks in Azerbaijan. The objectives of the Project are coordination of efforts of all the parties concerned from various sectors including those of educational, science, ICT, civil society and noncommercial and profitless public sector background. The Project will facilitate and streamline data both within educational and academic sectors of the country as well as with their foreign colleagues enabling expansion of information exchange between regions and interested parties both inside and outside Azerbaijan. Another important feature of the project is its consolidating nature since all the key players will concert their efforts in the respective sector.
National implementation:
Ongoing from 2004 to 2007
Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies (MCIT) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Open Society Institute – Assistance Foundation (OSI-AF) Azerbaijan Research Educational Network Association (AzRENA)

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Media
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
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  • Project
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No